Rush hour train services delayed in Blackpool and Preston due to faulty barriers at Carleton crossing

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A faulty barrier at Carleton crossing is causing delays across Lancashire's rail network this morning.


Commuters are being warned that all Blackpool and Preston services will be delayed until around 8.30am.

A fault with barriers at Carleton crossing has caused disruption to services this morning, with all trains running at reduced speed on all lines.

A fault with barriers at Carleton crossing has caused disruption to services this morning, with all trains running at reduced speed on all lines.

A fault with the safety barriers at a Carleton crossing in Blackpool Road means trains have to run at a reduced speed on all lines.

The affected Blackpool services include trains to Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport, Liverpool Lime Street.

Affected services in Preston include trains to Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport, Blackpool North, York, Edinburgh, Glasgow Central and Colne.

Northern are advising passengers that train services running through stations on the affected route may be cancelled, delayed by up to 30 minutes or revised.

A fault with barriers at Carleton crossing has caused disruption to services this morning, with all trains running at reduced speed on all lines.

A fault with barriers at Carleton crossing has caused disruption to services this morning, with all trains running at reduced speed on all lines.